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  • Coronavirus Resources and InspirationThe number of people around the world impacted by coronavirus is increasing. Is there something we can do about it?
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Motivated by a profound love for every Jew and spurred by a boundless optimism, Chabad of the Big Island, Hawaii sets into motion an array of programs and services to educate, inspire, and uplift Jews from all walks of life, regardless of background or affiliation, with unconditional love and acceptance. Our goal is to service the spiritual and physical needs of the local Jewish community, as well as the visitors to the island, & to strengthen their Jewish awareness and pride.
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As some synagogues are slowly reopening, let’s take a look at this staple of Jewish life.
What is the connection between Elijah the Prophet and Saturday night?
In the era of COVID-19, minyanim are being formed in compliance with social-distance guidelines, possibly precluding men from being called to the Torah and standing near the reader. Is it acceptable to recite the blessings on the Torah from afar?
I was overjoyed by the boy’s suggestions and felt moved that one could still have the opportunity to write to the Rebbe today.
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“These words that I command you today should be upon your heart.” (Deut. 6:6.) “Every day, the words of the Torah must be new to you.” (Sifri, Rashi.) Tradition is not life. Tradition preserves life. But it does not give life. Goals are not life. Goals inspire life. But they are not life. Life is here in this moment now. To be alive, every moment must be a moment that never happened before. Which means that Torah must not be about tradition. It cannot be grounded on a memory of...
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  • Getting an Aliyah While Social DistancingIn the era of COVID-19, minyanim are being formed in compliance with social-distance guidelines... Read More
  • Just in Time I was overjoyed by the boy’s suggestions and felt moved that one could still have the opportunity... Read More
  • The Blessing of LoveTo bless, we must love, and to beblessed is to know that we are loved by the One vaster than the... Read More
  • Naso Parshah QuizTake this quiz to see how well you know the parshah of Naso. Read More
  • How to Be an Essential WorkerThe range is huge. From doctors and nurses to liquor shops and computer stores. Read More